Tyne and Wear HER(11683): Whickham, mine shafts - Details
Whickham, mine shafts
Mine Drainage and Ventilation Site
Shafts, probably of Post Medieval date, seen on air photographs. Look like bell pits. They run down the hillside, over a distance of 300m east to west and 350m south-west to north-east, towards a dismantled railway. Now levelled.
English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1432164; Aerial Photograph RAF 58/B/35 5135 16-MAY-1948; TWM, 2012, Proposed Dunston Hill, Urban Extension, Dunston, Gateshead - Archaeological Assessment